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Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19
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Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

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LISBON, Portugal — Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus, the Portuguese soccer federation said Tuesday.

The federation said Ronaldo was doing well and had no symptoms. It did not say when he tested positive.

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Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo attempts a shot at goal Sunday during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between France and Portugal at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, France. The Portuguese soccer federation says Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus and has been dropped from the country's Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday.

Ronaldo played in the 0-0 draw at France in the Nations League on Sunday and also in the 0-0 draw against Spain in a friendly last week.

Ronaldo is in isolation and has been dropped from the country's Nations League match against Sweden on Wednesday in Lisbon.

On Monday, the Juventus forward posted a photo on Twitter showing him and the rest of the Portugal squad having a meal together. The players were all close to each other at a table, with Ronaldo apparently taking the photo himself at the front end. Along with the tweet, Ronaldo wrote, in Portuguese, "United on and off the field!"

The federation said Ronaldo's result prompted another round of tests for the rest of the Portugal squad. It said everyone else in the team tested negative.

Tuesday's practice session was moved from the morning to the afternoon so there was time for all the results to come back.

Two other Portugal players had tested positive for COVID-19 recently, José Fonte and Anthony Lopes.

The Portuguese federation did not immediately release details about where Ronaldo was in isolation, or for how long he would stay there. He could miss Juventus' Serie A match at Crotone on Saturday and the team's Champions League opener at Dynamo Kyiv next Tuesday. And depending on his condition and the results of future tests, he could also miss the much-anticipated match against Barcelona on Oct. 28.

Photos: Here's a look at Cristiano Ronaldo in action on soccer field

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